Warband Enhanced is my first attempt to improve the gameplay in Warband Native with the help of the best mods made by this community and also with the implementation of new features and gameplay tweaks made by me. At first, i started to make the mod for my own personal use and then i delved into module files and started to play around and thinking of making a public release.

Main Features:

  • Diplomacy gives you clear stats on your relation with the lords and their relation to their kings. On top of that it helps you manage the castles, fiefs or kingdom much easily with the help of advisors and wife.
  • PBOD it simply fixes the battles with AI Lords, due to addition of formations and improved battle AI. Along with this comes special formation for players troops, and new additions like spear bracing, horse lance, companions as bodyguards and more.
  • Freelancer allows you to enlist into a lord army alone and rise in ranks from recruit to knight(based on the faction troop tree), gain good loot from battles, money and relation with the faction and the lord. You can also keep the last equipment if you stayed long enough in service (45 days at the moment).
  • Improved Recruit System: A new recruitment system is now in place. As lord without a faction you can only recruit peasants which belong to the mercenary troop tree. As you join a faction after3 days you can recruit the faction troops from villages, but from
    other factions you will only be able to recruit peasants. Every new villages you conquer will have your faction troops and not the old faction troops.
  • To balance the game, the upgrade price for each unit has been increased by 4 times in some cases. Luckily, a visual troop tree is in place with upgrade prices for you to decide what to upgrade and when: Reports > View Troop Tree.
    You can disable this by goin to camp > diplomacy preferences > disable high upgrade costs.
  • Your first step as a king of your newly found kingdom is to choose a culture. You do that by hiring and talking with the Chancellor, Domestic Policy > Kingdom's culture. You will have your starting faction in the list or more, if you recruited noble companions that came from different nations and made them lords. After choosing the culture, lords, villages and kingdoms reinforcements will switch to that culture. On some will be instantly like reinforcements, on villages it takes 1-3 days, and on Lords it takes time if they already have an army. Favoring no culture will make your villages only have farmers as recruits, which is on by default until you choose a culture.
  • Improved Graphics and Sound: improved texture, particles and sound effects.
  • Color Coded Messages: important messages have now a special color, very useful when in a faction.
  • Kill Count: at the end of the battle scroll down and see a kill count for you and you companions
  • Improved Looting System: get better loot due to an increase in loot search to 96 items.
  • Troops Tree and View All Items Menus: view all troops tree, equipment and wages (reports > troop tree)
  • Have your wife join as companion: You wife can accompany you as companion while still serving as a minister, you can also change her clothes while in castle or in party.
  • Can move while raiding or siege and access inventory
  • Store and Sort Troops Garrison in Villages/Castles and Towns

For a full overview of all the features, visit the features on this site.

For a list of credits visit this features on this site.

How to install:

Requires Official Warband Client 1.143: Download.taleworlds.com

  • Extract the folder Warband Enhanced to your Modules directory (overwrite all if you already have an older version)
  • Go to WSE folder in the Warband Enhanced directory, launch wse_loader.exe, select Warband Enhanced from the list and play.
  • MOD OPTIONS for PBOD : CAMP > PBOD Mod Preferences
  • MOD OPTIONS for Diplomacy: CAMP > Diplomacy Preferences
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4 comments by idragon on Apr 11th, 2013

Since many of you seem to have problems on how to install this mod to work properly, i figured out i should make a news item to talk about.

1) This mod is for Warband 1.143. You need to download the official client here, and install it. If you have another version of the game, please download this version and install it in another folder. This is because it will fix the registry and it will make WSE Loader work.

2) For those that bought the game from other place than the official site, you should be able to play this mod with the client downloaded and installed from here (same link as above), and use your cd key.

3) After you reinstalled 1.143 to another folder use this installation folder for this mod.

  • Extract the folder Warband Enhanced to your Modules directory (overwrite all if you already have an older version)
  • Go to WSE folder in the Warband Enhanced directory, launch wse_loader.exe, select Warband Enhanced from the list and play.
  • MOD OPTIONS for PBOD : CAMP > PBOD Mod Preferences
  • MOD OPTIONS for Diplomacy: CAMP > Diplomacy Preferences

Why should you should reinstall this if you have another version of warband? Because wse-loader looks for the current registry record and it wont detect 1.143 warband and the game wont work properly.

ALWAYS RUN the game from WSE_Loader.EXE in the Modules/Warband Enhanced/WSE directory

90% of the bugs and problems reported here are because:

1) You didnt used 1.143 client, or u have 1.143 client, but you also have another version installed, and WSE Loader cant see 1.143
2) You didnt ran the game with WSE_Loader.EXE

Hope it helps!

Have fun!

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Warband Enhanced v0.3 for Warband 1.143. Compiles Diplomacy+PBOD+Freelancer into one. Adds new features and tweaks. See mod summary for more information.

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idragon Oct 11 2014, 6:42am says:

Hi Guys,

I just wanted to let you know that my latest game Centauri Sector is closing to Alpha 1 dev status. You can find out more a indiedb here: Indiedb.com

As for this mod, like i told you in the past it toke me a great amount of time to make it, and to update it to 1.160 its pretty much impossible at the moment, since some of the mods it uses havens been updated by their own modders, so i would have to do it my own...

If you can make it work with 1.143, you can have some good times, otherwise just try another mod.


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DarkAkriloth Jul 30 2014, 1:39am says:

I'm pretty sure now that this mod is quite dead. Warband is now on version 1.160 and this mod still requires version 1.142. And even then, there are still a lot of problems with it, like the over-reported missing text-log and random crashes.

This seems like a really nice mod except for one feature; the new "improved" recruitment system. It completely discouraged me from playing with it. Having your army to be merc only or faction exclusive pretty much kills even more the balance of this game and your hope of creating an empire-style army, with all cultures combined into one super engine of war, designed to be as flexible and deadly as possible and to ultimately bring the message that the unification of the land is possible. That's what any smart general -- in this case Lord or Lady -- trying to unify this land on ever-lasting wars would do.

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royalmurder Jul 7 2014, 6:02pm says:

As the version of 1.158 is the current official release, it would be great if you could update the mod to work with it.
(It would save everyone a lot of hassle, and net you a ton of good karma within the community...)

If you could make this work with the latest version, then it would easily be the module that I play the most. So, please fix! ^_^

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Guest Jun 25 2014, 5:52pm says:

How about you fix the mod? Instead of having a link to a previous version of the game, you could UPDATE YOUR MOD. Just fix the WSE loader. It's a bit of a scumbag move not to.

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DPEAR Jul 11 2014, 1:33am replied:

Don't know why everyone is still telling him to update it. It seems he just doesn't have the time/want to update his mod. The fact that he put in the game for download was pretty nice. It's not a huge download, and it's not like anyone is forcing you to play it. I don't know anything about coding so it might be really easy to fix it for the latest patch, but still, saying it's a scumbag thing for him not to update a mod that he clearly has no interest or ability to work on is the real "scumbag move."

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Caicoughski Jun 24 2014, 10:52am says:

Alright, I'll go out here and sound like an idiot.
So, I've downloaded the mod and followed all of the instructions until I learnt that I cannot find the "wse_loader.exe" file anywhere. I've extracted the 1.143 client into another folder and everything but no luck. Help?

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scandaldog Jul 1 2014, 7:29pm replied:

i got the same problem. my suggestion is that the creator takes the time to update, the alternative isn't good at all

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Snorri321 Mar 8 2014, 10:35am says:

is this mod dead also my game log doesn't work?

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Steel_Berserk Feb 7 2014, 3:34am says:

Hi, i have been playing your mod for a while now, and i can tell is the best "vanilla improve" i have played. Only two suggestions: Made a interface to deactivate the New recruiting system, its a good feature but sometimes you want the old recruiting style; and the vanilla mercenaries are too swadian, with the new recruiting system having a little variety in what kind of mercenaries choose could be a great feature (For example, let the player hire bandits on the villages instead of farmers, or kind of)

Thanks for the mod and sorry about my orrible english :)

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Highest Rated (5 agree) 10/10

Another native expansion mod, seems really cool, been wondering whether or not i should play native again xD

Aug 31 2012, 9:33am by FI2_Dev_Tak

Lowest Rated (10 agree) 5/10

Problem with mod right out of the gate. During a battle, the show damage and troop death/unconciousness option doesn't work. I really like that feature that native and other mods retain. However, the textures are great and the way the other features are tied together, if they work,would really make this a Mount & Blade 2 for me. Fix that problem and I'll play this mod until M&B 2 comes out. By the way, if there is a way to fix the problem I would really appreciate some feedback. PM me if…

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